The first table below looks at the demand for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFC 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £505 £463
% change year-on-year
-34.65% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 325 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.86% 19.08% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 177 157
Average daily rate £363 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 57 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £15.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
NFC
South East

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFC across the Hampshire region.

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

NFC
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
1 1 (50.00%) Degree